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Neiman Marcus website crashes

Neiman Marcus suffered a potentially devastating website outage on Black Friday and again on Saturday.

Black Friday slow following strong Thanksgiving

Early online sales reports indicate slower traffic this Black Friday after shoppers embrace extended sales on Thanksgiving Day.

Target ups social spending 30%

Target has taken to social in a big way this holiday season. The channel now makes up 12 percent of its total paid media spending while ad spending overall has risen 30 percent from last year.

Kohl's creates 8-day Cyber Week event

Kohl's is the latest retailer to release a week-long list of deals aimed at extending and growing online sales following Black Friday.

Spending to jump 25% Thanksgiving weekend

Black Friday and Thanksgiving weekend spending is expected to be strong—weekend sales are expected to climb 25 percent—and more consumers will shop online than in-store for the first time.

51% of holiday shoppers will buy on Amazon

The majority of holiday shoppers will turn to Amazon for most of their online shopping this year despite retailers' increased efforts to woo U.S. consumers with omnichannel and online deals.

Target goes all-in for Cyber Monday

Target's omnichannel holiday plans continue to roll out as retailers respond to consumer demand for deals on the first Monday after Thanksgiving.

Walmart starts Cyber Monday on Sunday

Nearly every aspect of this holiday season is starting earlier and rolling out in more measured steps. Now Walmart is launching Cyber Monday Deals beginning Sunday, Nov. 29.

20% of millennials to use grocery delivery this Thanksgiving

Two out of 10 U.S. shoppers ages 25 to 34 plan on buying Thanksgiving groceries with a food delivery app as use of mobile tools and services grows among this age group.

Meijer talks turkey on Twitter

While major retailers are using social media for holiday promotions or to reach younger shoppers, regional discount chain Meijer took to Twitter to talk turkey—Thanksgiving Turkey. The retailer partnered with the National Turkey Federation to promote poultry and offer preparation tips by hosting a Twitter party.